Here's what Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump reportedly said to each other when they met for the first time
As I'm sure you are more than likely aware, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un sat down for a historic meeting this morning (June 12) in which they tried to quell the tension that had been rising between the two nations and take a huge step toward world peace.
The precise details of the meeting and the documents that both men signed is yet to be disclosed. However, both leaders did have some promising and reassuring words for the baying audience of journalists and spectators that had gathered outside of the building.
Speaking about the progress made, President Trump said: "People are going to be very impressed. People are going to be very happy, and we’re going to take care of a very big and very dangerous problem for the world.
"I want to thank chairman Kim. Spent a lot of time together today, very intensive time."
Trump stated that he believed that process of denuclearisation would happen "very quickly" now that the document has been signed. He also said that he'd be happy to host the North Korean leader at the White House should the opportunity present itself.
Kim Jong-Un, for his part, also seemed delighted at the way the talks had gone, saying:
"We’ve decided to leave the past behind. The world will see major changes."
The summit went on for under an hour, with the leaders sharing a firm handshake before going off to talk privately to one another. Speaking about their blossoming relationship that comes off of the back of years of hostility, Trump said:
"It will be tremendously successful, and it’s an honour, and we will have a terrific relationship, I have no doubt."
Kim Jong-Un admitted that the process of getting the meeting together was long and arduous, stating:
"Well, it was not easy to get here. The past worked as fetters on our limbs, and the old prejudices and practices worked as obstacles on our way forward. But we overcame all of them, and we are here today."
Trump agreed with his counterpart, saying "that's true," before both leaders walked off with their officials. While chatting with his trusted colleagues and Trump, Kim could reportedly be heard saying:
"Of course there will be challenges ahead, but I am ready to listen. We overcame all kinds of scepticism and speculations about this summit, and I believe that this is good for the peace."
"We will solve [this]. We will be successful. And I look forward to working on it with you. It will be done."
Details of the documents signed by the leaders will no be released until later today, but it will certainly be interesting to see what has been agreed. According to the BBC, Kim is yet to fully commit to a disarmament agreement after building up a nuclear arsenal.
While a brief meeting may not seem like the most symbolic moment in the quest for world peace, it certainly marks a change in the relationship between these two countries - something we can all be delighted about.